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High Desert Hangar

Bob Alvis stories

High Desert Hangar: The P-59’s first flight, well sort of!

JPA photographThe P-59 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. My, how times have changed when it comes to moving experimental aircraft around the country. Back...

High Desert Hangar Stories: Pushing the envelope with the P-38

It was still dark at 4:30 in the morning on Aug. 27 as the P-38F was taking off from the Palmdale Army Airfield (Plant...

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis September 3, 2015

Mach 1: the story has been told thousands of times of Chuck Yeager and that special day over Muroc, when the first sonic booms...

High Desert hanger stories with Bob Alvis

Being a lifelong resident of the Antelope Valley and growing up around the greats that pioneered advancement’s in aviation in the High Desert skies...